corvine

[ kawr-vahyn, -vin ]

adjective
  1. pertaining to or resembling a crow.

  2. belonging or pertaining to the Corvidae, a family of birds including the crows, ravens, and jays.

Origin of corvine

1
1650–60; <Latin corvīnus, equivalent to corv(us) raven + -īnus-ine1

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corvine

/ (ˈkɔːvaɪn) /


adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a crow

  2. of, relating to, or belonging to the passerine bird family Corvidae, which includes the crows, raven, rook, jackdaw, magpies, and jays

Origin of corvine

1
C17: from Latin corvīnus raven-like, from corvus a raven

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